Northland to Taranaki, also Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and the central high country: Showers.
Gisborne to Wairarapa: Fine apart from areas of morning cloud or fog. Isolated showers about the ranges and Wairarapa this afternoon and evening.
Wanganui to Wellington: A few showers.
Buller, Westland and Fiordland: Rain spreading north this morning. Some heavy and thundery falls possible.
Marlborough, Canterbury, Otago and Southland: Scattered showers developing in Southland this morning and spreading elsewhere during the afternoon, some maybe heavy, with possible thunderstorms in inland areas of Southland, Otago and southern Canterbury.
Chatham Islands: Mostly cloudy, drizzle at night.
Sunday: North Island, morning rain in the north and west followed by a few showers. Brief afternoon rain or showers elsewhere. South Island, scattered showers, but heavier rain north of Hokitika.
Monday: Scattered showers, but mainly fine in the east of the North Island.
Tuesday: A few showers, but mainly fine in the east and south of the North Island and north and east of the South Island.
Chatham Islands: Drizzle turning to rain on Sunday with northeasterlies strengthening. Rain easing to a few showers on Monday with winds turning northwest. Showers and southwesterlies on Tuesday.